Lee Byrne (CAMS) is a highly respected risk and compliance professional, with more than 30 years international operational and management experience covering sales and back-office roles.
During this time, he has held the position of Head of Compliance and Financial Crime, and was approved as the CF11 Money Laundering Approved Person and Nominated Officer of a UK authorised bank. Other roles have included being the Data Controller, Quality Assurance Training Manager and Compliance Monitoring Manager of a UK retail banking branch network.
For the past four years he has been at the forefront of the design and delivery of financial crime risk management education and training, and is widely regarded as being one of the foremost AML and CFT educators and learning facilitators. A recent highlight was to be selected by the world’s largest trade finance bank to present trade-based money laundering training to representatives of the Monitor appointed by the US Department of Justice.
Lee has worked in a range of regulated sectors and markets, and this work has taken him to Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Brazil, Russia, Europe and the Middle East, giving him helpful insights and knowledge of international regulations and best practices.